Senior Rater Comments

SFC Rodney stands out as the number one among four SFCs I currently evaluate, ranking in the top 5% of SFCs I’ve served with in my 18-year career. His potential is absolutely unlimited, and I highly recommend promoting him to MSG and sending him to the Master Leaders Course immediately. Assign him to positions that offer increasing technical challenges and responsibilities where he will undoubtedly excel.

SFC XXXXXX continues to exhibit exceptional potential as an NCO and leader. I strongly recommend selecting him for senior leadership schools as soon as possible and assigning him to positions of greater responsibility ahead of his peers.

SGT XXXXXX is one of the most dedicated and motivated NCOs I have had the privilege of working with in my 10 years in the Army. His ability to lead and train Soldiers is unquestionable. I recommend promoting him to SSG ahead of his peers and sending him to the Advanced Leaders Course at the earliest opportunity.

SGT XXXXXX is a motivated NCO with tremendous potential who will succeed in any given assignment. This NCO should attend ALC now to prepare for the challenges of future leadership positions. Send him to ALC as soon as possible. He will continue to thrive and make a positive impact, regardless of where he is assigned.

Clearly in the top 5% of all SFCs and NCOs within the Battalion, SFC Rodney’s compassion, dedication, and leadership surpass that of his peers, showcasing his unlimited potential. Send him to the next higher PME as soon as possible. He is an absolute must-select for Master Sergeant now.

1SG XXXXXX is the number one 1SG in the Battalion. Promote him to Sergeant Major now and send him to the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy immediately. He has unlimited potential for positions of increased responsibility and will make an extraordinary Command Sergeant Major.

SFC XXXXXX ranks as the number one among six highly talented Platoon Sergeants in my company and is among the top 5% of NCOs I have known in my 15-year career. With excellent organizational skills and leadership potential, he is an ideal candidate for promotion to MSG. Send him to the MLC immediately. SFC XXXXXX will undoubtedly become a distinguished senior leader in the Regiment in the future.

SGT DODO is a talented and prideful NCO, but his duty performance hinders him. He should complete the next level SSD and attend ALC to acquire more leadership skills. After some mentorship and training, SGT DODO will be able to handle additional responsibilities. He should be retained in the Alabama National Guard.

SGT XXXX displays the utmost professionalism. Capable of leading troops, she demonstrates confidence and poise when instructing large groups of Soldiers. She is a natural trainer focused on mission accomplishment and the technical preparedness of the unit. Her technical and tactical knowledge and experience are assets to any unit. She is ready for greater responsibility and should be sent to ALC now.

SGT Snuffy excelled in maintaining accountability of nearly 2,000 line items, as well as dispatching and work orders for the entire task force. His performance in this task sets him above his peers and should be considered for promotion as soon as eligible.

SSG Warrior is a positive and determined NCO who performs well during operational tasks. He needs further time to continue developing his leadership skills before being considered for his next promotion. He should be considered for his next PME when eligible.

SSG XXXXX is an exceptional Noncommissioned Officer, ranking among the best I have ever evaluated. With further development and experience in his next assignment, his potential is unlimited. He is ready for more responsibility as either a Weapons Squad Leader or Platoon Sergeant. His development in these roles will lead to a successful tenure as a company or Battalion leader.

Sergeant Bowers is a mature and dependable technician who consistently delivers high-caliber maintenance and technical direction. He maintains operations under austere conditions with little guidance or support. Promote this resourceful tech now.

SGT Leason is a dedicated and vigilant member of our team. His allegiance to the mission inspires his peers and makes him an invaluable asset. He effectively controls 24-hour operations of five Entry Control Points and two gun mounts at SPOD, ensuring the security and processing of over 20,100 vehicles, 30,000 Third Country Nationals, and contractors. Promote him.

SSG Brown demonstrates exceptional leadership and the ability to get the job done. His quick thinking and situational awareness during over 100 Advise and Assist missions ensure operational success. He is highly recommended for promotion.

Sergeant Bassford is a hardworking Soldier who performs all duties in a conscientious manner. He consistently participates in all tasks, and his willingness to accept added responsibility increases his potential for positions of higher responsibility.

Staff Sergeant Kong excels in a challenging position and already operates at the next level. He effectively coordinates construction management and engineering assistance for over 30 high-profile projects. Promote him to Sergeant First Class now.

SFC Boatright is ready to assume greater responsibilities. He oversees runway maintenance and security for FOB Salerno, facilitating hundreds of landings in support of critical operations. He possesses untapped potential to excel and should be placed in demanding positions.

He is in the top 1% of the senior NCOs I rate. His careful analysis and proactive action achieve the optimal balance of operational and strategic perspectives. He is a future Sergeant Major.

Sergeant Foster is a team player who contributed to our unit earning the Army Award for Maintenance Excellence. He is a talented Squad Leader who adapts to shifting conditions and gets the job done. Promote this Soldier now.

Staff Sergeant Singh is an absolutely superior Platoon Sergeant. He ensures all forces are trained on critical crew drills and the tactics, techniques, and procedures of the enemy. Challenge this Soldier with greater responsibility and promote him immediately to SFC.

Staff Sergeant Johnson revised our training qualification program, reducing the required training for qualification and subsequently cutting qualification time by 50%. She is strongly recommended for a management post.

He is a positive leadership example who consistently brings out the best in his team. He completed over 100 successful convoy security missions across over 10,000 miles of hostile territory. Reward this Soldier with increased responsibility now.

Sergeant Ross is an asset to the 67th Expeditionary Signal Battalion. His outstanding performance significantly contributes to the high level of success achieved by this command. He is highly recommended for advancement to Staff Sergeant.

SSG XXXXXXXXX maintains 100% operational capability and strict accountability of over $10 million worth of equipment. She mentors and holds accountable subordinate maintenance activity managers, building their knowledge of maintenance management and enforcing tough standards. Her efforts can be quantitatively measured in a consistent operational readiness rate of above 90% for 76 supported units. XXXXX enjoys my complete trust and confidence and demonstrates readiness for increased challenges. Promote her to XXXXXXXXXXXX.

SGT Rios is a skilled and well-trained electronics and systems technician who inspires and challenges his peers. He maintains a 100% service rate under austere conditions with very little support. Promote this resourceful tech now.

Needs Improvement Bullet Comments

SGT XXXX is a positive and determined NCO who performs well during operational tasks and has the potential to serve in positions of higher responsibility. I recommend placing this Soldier in a leadership billet to enhance their NCO and leadership skillset. Promote them with their peers when eligible.

SGT Young has the potential to be an asset to the NCO Corps with additional training and experience. This Soldier has demonstrated ability and leadership qualities but needs further mentorship and training. SGT Young will undoubtedly be ready for greater responsibilities in the future.

Performs at expected levels. Send to Senior Leaders Course when slots are available. Promote to SFC with peers.

SFC XXXXXX demonstrates potential to continue serving at his current level of responsibility. His potential for service in positions of higher rank is limited. Send him to the Master Leader Course when available. Promote him with peers.

SSG Bila demonstrates potential to serve in positions of higher rank with additional mentorship and guidance. Send him to the Advanced Leader Course when available. Promote him to Sergeant First Class with peers.

Based on limited potential to serve in positions of similar or higher responsibility, do not promote this NCO.

SSG XXXXX is currently ranked 12th out of 12 Staff Sergeants that I rate. He has potential if he desires to use it. Currently, the United States Army is not his priority. With further mentorship and training, he may be ready for greater responsibilities in the future. This Soldier should not be sent to advanced schooling or promoted at this time.

SGT Mary has the potential to be an asset to the NCO Corps with additional training and experience. SGT Mary should be sent to Basic Leaders Course immediately and then enrolled into the Advanced Leaders Course. Promote her with her peers.

SGT Smith is an unconventional asset to the Unit as an assistant to the Unit Supply Sergeant. Send this Soldier to their current level NCOES, and promote them with peers.

Her potential is limited, and she performs at expected levels. With further mentorship and training, she may be ready for greater responsibilities in the future. Send her to the Advanced Leaders Course when available. Promote her to Staff Sergeant with peers.

SFC Brown has unlimited potential but needs to work on his leadership and problem-solving skills before executing duties of greater responsibility. Send him to the Senior Leaders Course as soon as he is eligible.

Performance is often above average, but SSG Wheelis lacks loyalty and respect for superiors. She has potential, and with more experience, she may excel as a leader.

He is a technical SME and a training asset but demonstrates a lack of rapport with and concern for subordinates, contributing to low morale in this Unit. He may perform better in another Command.

Do not recommend this NCO for promotion at this time. With further mentorship and training, SGT Maclay may be ready for greater responsibilities in the future.

SSG Harding’s performance is sometimes above average, but he is undependable and cannot be relied upon for unsupervised assignments.

This NCO is not a contributing member of the U.S. Army. Do not retain them and remove them from positions of responsibility immediately.

SSG Adams’ otherwise superior performance was marred by his lapse in judgment during the rating period, as he failed to uphold the Army Values.

SGT Willard is ready for promotion. With detailed instruction and supervision, this Soldier can accomplish assigned tasks.

SGT Keck consistently failed to comply with safety regulations and OIs, posing a threat to the safety of this battery. I recommend his discharge at the earliest opportunity.

SSG Smith is uncooperative with leadership and fails to understand the difference between “taking care of troops” and following orders. His combative attitude is counterproductive and a liability to this Command.

Despite increased assistance and training, he continues to have difficulty completing assigned tasks. I recommend considering reclassification.

SGT Reynolds is unable to adjust to deployment or the diverse demands of a joint environment.

Performs at expected levels and does not distinguish themselves from their peers. Send them to the Advanced Leaders Course when a slot is available.

These are the evaluations and recommendations based on the performance and potential of the NCOs. It is important to consider these assessments to guide promotions and assignments in order to maximize their skills and contributions to the Army.

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